Women's Golf Tied For Third After Opening Round of Stanford Invitational

Oct. 19, 2001

STANFORD, Calif. - Coming off a victory at the Oregon State Invitational last week, California fired a 293 to stand tied for third with Washington Friday after the opening round of the Stanford Invitational.

Vanderbilt has the early lead after carding a 280, which puts the Commodores four shots ahead of Tulsa. UCLA, USC and Arizona State are right on Cal's tail in a tie for fifth with a 294.

Arizona State's Jimin Kang leads the individual race after firing a seven-under-par 65 at the 6154-yard Stanford Golf Course. Stacy Prammanasudh of Tulsa and Nicki Cutler of Vanderbilt are tied for second with scores of 67.

Senior Anne Walker and junior Vikki Laing paced the Bears on the opening day with rounds of 71, tying them for ninth with Pepperdine's Katherine Hull.

Also in the top 20 for Cal is sophomore Sarah Huarte, who carded a 73 to tie for 19th.

The second of three rounds of the 17-team tournament begins Saturday at 8 a.m.

Women's GolfFirst of Three RoundsStanford Golf Course, par 72, 6154 yards

Team Scores (17 teams): 1. Vanderbilt 20, 2. Tulsa 284, 3t. Cal 293, 3t. Washington 293, 5t. UCLA 294, 5t. USC 294, 5t. Arizona State 294, 8. Texas A&M 296, 9. New Mexico 297, 10. New Mexico State 300, 11. Pepperdine 301, 12. Oregon State 304, 13t. Stanford 305, 13t. Texas Tech 305, 15. San Jose State 309, 16. Washington State 317, 17. Oregon 321.

Top 5 Individual Scores: 1. Jimin Kang (ASU) 65, 2t. Stacy Prammanasudh (Tulsa) 67, 2t. Nicki Cutler (Vanderbilt) 67, 4t. Lindsey Wright (Pepperdine) 69, 4t. Suzie Fisher (Tulsa) 69, 4t. Sarah Jacobs (Vanderbilt) 69.

Cal Scores: 9t. Anne Walker 71, 9t. Vikki Laing 71, 19t. Sarah Huarte 73, 59t. Ria Quiazon 78, 69t. Anna Temple 80, 69t. Amber Reilly* 80.

* competing as an individual

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